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AUCD Announces the Including People with Disabilities: Public Health Workforce Competencies

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AUCD Announces the Including People with Disabilities: Public Health Workforce Competencies. See below for more information.

Rick Rader, MD
AADMD VP External Affairs

Special Olympics Job Opportunities

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Dear Colleagues:

For those of you who have been interested in getting more involved in the Special Olympics Healthy Athletes program at a global level, here is a tremendous opportunity. For more information on the Senior Director, Global Health Programs position, please visit the link below.

New Conference on Caring for People with Developmental Disabilities

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Pregnancy and IDD study

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Dear Friends of the AADMD:

Please help our colleagues at the Lurie Institute find recently pregnant women with intellectual or development disabilities to take part in their important work. This is a patient population that we know far too little about. The project is funded by the NICHD and will be disseminated by ACOG and the American College of Nurse Midwives.

Related articles on ethics and disabilities from the JAMA Journal of Ethics

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Related articles on ethics and disabilities from the JAMA Journal of Ethics.

Rick Rader, MD
AADMD VP External Affairs

The discriminatory reason doctors won’t give a baby the heart she needs

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Congrats to Tim Shriver for expressing our collective thoughts, opinions and sentiments regarding Lily.

Would People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Benefit from Being Designated "Underserved"?

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Congratulations to Dr. Liz Perkins

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On behalf of the Board and Members of the AADMD .... congratulations to our long standing colleague and supporter Dr. Liz Perkins. Liz has a particular interest in aging in individuals with ID/DD.

Rick Rader, MD
AADMD VP External Affairs


Dr. Liz Perkins Elected Vice President of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

New Videos from The Special Hope Foundation

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The Special Hope Foundation has recently produced two videos that are testimonies to the best practices in delivering health care to individuals with disabilities. They are excellent for training healthcare providers, students, office and clinic staff, therapists,educators, social workers, policy makers, families, individuals with disabilities, payors and advocates.

Patient care can work better

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AADMD members and friends will find this brief ad from Xerox right up the AADMD alley. Thanks to Stu Thorn for sending it my way.

To watch the ad on Youtube visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5QIIGN0xk0

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